Crimes Against Nature — Louisiana Law

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CRIMES AGAINST NATURE — 14:89

 

Crime against nature is the unnatural carnal copulation by a human being with another of the same sex or opposite sex or with an animal, except that anal sexual intercourse between two human beings shall not be deemed as a crime against nature when done under any of the circumstances described in R.S. 14:41, 14:42, 14:42.1 or 14:43.  Emission is not necessary; and, when committed by a human being with another, the use of the genital organ of one of the offenders of whatever sex is sufficient to constitute the crime.

 

PENALTIES

 

Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than $2,000 dollars, imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than 5 years, or both.

Whoever violates the provisions of this Section with a person under the age of 18 years shall be fined not more than $50,000, imprisoned at hard labor for not less than 15 years nor more than 50 years, or both.

Whoever violates the provisions of this Section with a person under the age of fourteen years shall be fined not more than seventy-five thousand dollars, imprisoned at hard labor for not less than twenty-five years nor more than fifty years, or both.

It shall be an affirmative defense to prosecution for a violation of this Section that, during the time of the alleged commission of the offense, the defendant was a victim of trafficking of children for sexual purposes as provided in R.S. 14:46.3(E).

 

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